Conference Bursaries

beresfordMaurice Beresford Memorial Bursaries

In accordance with its aims, and in memory of Maurice Beresford (1920-2005), a pioneer in medieval settlement studies and a founder member, the MSRG awards  student bursaries to help defray the expenses associated with attending a conference within the field of the Group’s interests.

Application details

Applicants must be registered as full- or part-time students. Applications, including full details of the venue, topic and costs of the conference and its relevance to the applicant’s interests, together with the name of a referee, should be submitted in writing to the Secretary of the MSRG:

Dr Susan Kilby
Centre for English Local History
University of Leicester
5 Salisbury Road

A panel appointed by the Committee of the Group will decide on the awards. Successful applicants should note that cheques will be sent only after attendance at the conference and after verification of the costs involved.